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Graduate Allisa Overstreet hugs her mom, Tandy Overstreet, after giving Tandy a flower for her and for her late mother, Nancy. 

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After extracting a window, over 20 volunteers safely removed the custom benches from the future site of The Mill at 310 Central Ave., in Grant. 

Local News

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Steve Loeffler (left) helps Hugh Moller relocate his mailbox outside the limits of construction on Highway 61 north of Grant, which is set to begin on May 21. 

As the State of Nebraska begins work on Highway 61 between Grant and the Perkins/Keith County line on Monday, May 21, mailboxes along this route must be relocated outside the limits of construction

Several races highlighted the ballot action in Perkins County in Tuesday’s primary election. 

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Barb Moul, Grant USPS lead sales service associate, was honored as the Engagement Most Valuable Player.  

Barb Moul, an 18-year Grant United States Postal Service employee and Grant’s lead sales service associate, was recently honored as the Engagement Most Valuable Player (EMVP).

Thursday, May 17

• Madrid Days for PC elementary

• PC last day of school, 1:30 p.m. dismissal

• PC high school semester tests (periods 2, 4, 6) 

City of Grant Park and Recreation Director Rachel Patrick submitted her two weeks notice on Monday, May 7.

Sports

The school year is winding down and the state track meet and the state golf tournaments are about all there is left for most schools out in the area. 

Perkins County will be sending five athletes to state in four events on May 18-19.

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The senior boys among those heading to state next week are (l-r): Michael Beck, Tyson Patrick and Josh Johnston. 

Ogallala hosted the last regular meet of the season, on May 10, where Coach Troy Kemling and his PC team and 12 other schools came to play.

This week I had some discussions about current players and past players. 

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The Perkins County Plainsmen golfers, including (l-r): Carson Thelander, Tyson Patrick, Jacob Woodmancy, Josh Johnston and Aaron Fay stand with the their champion place plaque and medals on May 1 in McCook. 

PC golfers had a busy week after they sent golfers to three meets last week.

School

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Graduate Allisa Overstreet hugs her mom, Tandy Overstreet, after giving Tandy a flower for her and for her late mother, Nancy. 

Saturday, May 12 saw Perkins County Schools send 30 graduates onto their next venture.  

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City of Grant Public Works Assistant Randy Heinemann (left) and City Superintendent Dana Harris speak with students about working for the city. 

On April 25, students from all four grades at the high school had the opportunity to meet with business entities from the area and ask any questions they had regarding what the day-to-day w

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After an evening storm the night before left the track soaking wet, and with no sunshine and a high of only 59 degrees, track and field day on May 11 was a cold one.

Ag & Business

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After extracting a window, over 20 volunteers safely removed the custom benches from the future site of The Mill at 310 Central Ave., in Grant. 

Main street will gain a new business when The Mill opens on Saturday, June 2 at 310 Central Ave., in Grant.  

While rule changes are minimal overall this year,  the rule on transfers gained the most attention from the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) board. 

Contributed

Perkins County Chamber President Jamie Picquet presents Darren Jensen of Energy Wise Mechanical with the Chamber Spotlight traveling trophy for the month of April. Jensen was recognized at the April 19 meeting. 

The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce Spotlight honor was given to Darren Jensen of Energy Wise Mechanical for the month of April.

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